thoughtcrimes recently dropped a reissued version of their EP 'Tap Night' via Pure Noise which featured two brand new tracks.
One of those is 'Wedlock Waltz', a incendiary and intense splash of mathcore, metalcore and hardcore that feels like several bulls in a tiny china shop. The band have just released a video for the track that perfectly demonstrates the chaos that exists within it. Fast-moving and fierce yet artistically striking and beautiful, it's a blink-and-miss-it mesh of lights and movement.
Drummer Billy Rymer had this to say about the track's creation:
“Once the tone was set with the first demo, we pushed ourselves to make the most blistering track we could. I remember throwing three mics on my drums and grinding a series of blast beats in odd meters to start. Brian and I would pass each other the guitar until we found the riff. We aimed to keep it high energy and dissonant.”
And vocalist Rick Pepa added this:
“’Wedlock Waltz’ puts a spotlight on the loss of privacy, given away willingly and to the lowest bidder. It’s a brash call to a higher standard.”
Here we go then:
The other new track on the reissue was 'Misery's A Muse', which sounds like this: